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Welcome to the National Forest Foundation blog. Explore the various articles to learn more about our forests and places to play.

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Trees

Are There Trees in Your Tap?

Did you know that each time you turn on the faucet, you may have a National Forest to thank? Not only do our forests provide a host of environmental and public health benefits, they are also essential to a clean, plentiful water supply.

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Envisioning a Future for Iconic “High Five” Pines

Many a high-mountain wanderer has taken in a magnificent view while resting in the shade of a high five pine tree. The gnarled limbs of these ancient trees are often the final vestiges of shade at the gateway to the alpine zone. Mounting threats, however, are confronting this iconic group across their habitat range in the western U.S. and Canada.

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Tree Planting Impacts You. Here’s How.

At the NFF, we like to say that our campaign to plant 50 million trees on our National Forests benefits all Americans. But what do we really mean? Read this blog post for a few important benefits we all receive from replanting our forests.

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Trees for Our Future: Three Questions About Trees and Climate Change

Supporting reforestation is perhaps the most simple and direct action you can take to increase carbon storage and limit climate change. Working together with the U.S. Forest Service and our partners, the NFF is planting millions of trees every year on our forests. For just $1 per tree, you too can help restore our forests and sequester more carbon.

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Gliding Through Appalachian National Forests

These nocturnal flying squirrels soar among the trees of high elevation forests, though they don’t actually fly. Instead, they glide by unfurling their furred-skin folds into a square and using their tail as a rudder.

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Reforesting Canada Lynx Habitat

Wildlife everywhere needs room to roam and our National Forests provide rich and diverse landscapes across the U.S. The Canada lynx is just one example of the different kinds of unique wildlife that can be found across our forests.

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From Seed to Tree: How We Restore Forests

The National Forest Foundation receives generous donations from individuals, small businesses and corporations to support tree planting on our National Forests. We work closely with the U.S. Forest Service to complete these important projects. So what happens when a partner like Boxed Water gives us a call and says they’d like to support tree planting?

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Tree Planting: Partnering for Good

Consumers are increasingly interested in supporting businesses that have a strong commitment to environmental sustainability. Creating meaningful sustainability initiatives that strike a balance between your business and the environment can be challenging. The NFF’s Trees for US program offers a proven solution: strategic reforestation partnerships designed to benefit your business AND restore America’s forests.

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